Daniel Von Fange

Life, Code, and Cool Stuff

Jargonizing Poets

And you think computer people are the only ones to speak gibberish?

Of course, I pretend to no originality in either the rhythm or metre of the “Raven.” The former is trochaic — the latter is octametre acatalectic, alternating with heptameter catalectic repeated in the refrain of the fifth verse, and terminating with tetrameter catalectic….

Edger Allen Poe